Ven. Fulton J. Sheen to be Beatified Dec. 21, 2019 in Peoria, Illinois

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Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of Peoria announced on Nov. 18, 2019 that Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen will be beatified Dec. 21 at a 10am Mass at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Peoria.

There will be a lot of coverage of this event, especially since Sheen (1895-1979) was born and raised and served as a bishop in the United States. He is best remembered for his television shows, as well as his many books.

Bishop Fulton J. Sheen 1956.JPG(Photo in the Public Domain, Link)

Links of interest below: This website has all the news. You can read a bio and find a timeline about Fulton Sheen here. 

Details concerning the recent authenticated miracle associated with the miraculous healing of a little boy whose healing is related to Sheen’s cause for canonization are reported by the Catholic News Service via The Boston Pilot.
Also, more on Crux. 

All are invited to Peoria to visit the tomb of Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen in the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception.
607 NE Madison Avenue in Peoria, Illinois

Monday-Friday       12:00pm – 2:00pm
Saturday                 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Sunday                   9:00am – 2:00pm


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